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Ride with Strava Strava for Glass makes it easy to track your rides, visualize your progress, and challenge your friends, all while keeping your hands on the handlebars. Fire up dinner with Allthecooks Find and share your favorite recipes through Glass — even when your hands are covered in marinade. See the world in your language with Word Lens From road signs to menus, Word Lens for Glass lets you translate printed words from one language to another, in real time.

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Kleiner Perkins, Andreessen Horowitz team up to fund Google Glass apps Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Andreessen Horowitz are creating a new program to fund startups that want to make apps for Google Glass. It’s called Glass Collective, and it’s a huge opportunity for developers willing to work on a barely-alpha piece of hardware. When entrepreneurs with a Glass-y idea get a chance to pitch any one of the firms, they’ll actually end up pitching to all three of them. And if one firm decides to invest, it’s highly likely that all three VC funds will get in on the deal. It’s not a new fund, but it is a distinct drive for three of Silicon Valley’s biggest names and deepest pockets to accelerate the Google Glass ecosystem, all while giving those startups the best possible access to Glass itself. In a phone call today with Google Ventures partner Bill Maris and Kleiner Perkins general partner John Doerr, VentureBeat learned about the specifics of the partnership and the kinds of apps these VCs are trying to find.

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Google’s ‘Project Glass’ Augmented Reality Glasses Are Real And In Testing After weeks of speculation and rumors, Google has officially pulled back the curtain on what they have come to call Project Glass — a pair of augmented reality glasses that seek to provide users real-time information right in front of their eyes. “We think technology should work for you — to be there when you need it and get out of your way when you don’t,” wrote Babak Parviz, Steve Lee, and Sebastian Thrun, three Google employees who are part of the Google X skunkworks. “We’re sharing this information now because we want to start a conversation and learn from your valuable input.” Something tells me that they won’t be hurting for feedback.

Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins And Andreessen Horowitz Team Up As “Glass Collective” To Invest In Google Glass Ecosystem Today, Google Ventures announced a partnership with two of the biggest technology venture capital firms in the world, Andreessen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins, on what they’re calling the “Glass Collective.” While this isn’t a fund, the three firms will be sharing seed investment dealflow for entrepreneurs and developers who are working on Google Glass software and hardware. If one firm sees an interesting opportunity, it will go to the others with it. The hope of this collective effort is to kickstart the developer ecosystem for Glass and bring it to mainstream users as soon as possible. Steve Lee, product lead on the Glass team, confirmed that Google will start shipping, hopefully within the next month, the Glass Explorer kits to developers who showed interest in Glass when it was introduced last year at Google I/O. So the three firms want to get in front of the activity that is currently, and will be in the future, happening in the ecosystem.

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Augmented reality glasses debut on Google co-founder's face Google's Project Glass made its public debut on the face of Google co-founder Sergey Brin on Thursday night, prompting new excitement about the project, fresh predictions of future marvels -- or horrors -- and inspiration, most likely, for new parodies of the funky, futuristic headset. In photos, Brin appears comfortable in the augmented-reality specs as he stands alongside tech guru Robert Scoble at a charity event in San Francisco. Interestingly, the event at which the futuristic eyewear made its first appearance was Dining in the Dark for the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

Project Glass: Google unveils its geeky augmented reality glasses Continuing its trend of turning science fiction into reality, Google officially announced its augmented reality glasses today — and yes, they look about as geeky as you’d expect. Dubbed Project Glass, the glasses will allow you to do many of the same things you do with your smartphone without whipping out a separate device. It’s still unclear when the glasses will be for sale, but Google says employees will begin testing them in public.

Improve Your Google Search Skills [Infographic] Don’t limit yourself to just plugging in simple search terms to Google; check out this infographic and learn a search string search or two. You don’t need to limit yourself to searching just for simple strings; Google supports all manner of handy search tricks. If you want to search just’s archive of XBMC articles, for example, you can plug in XBMC to search our site. Get More Out of Google [HackCollege via Mashable] Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to.

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